Do You Give Your Dog a Christmas Gift?

Australian Shepherd, Snow,This is Ruby…The younger of our two Australian Shepherds…She was both Naughty and Nice this year…In her stocking…a bag of “Snaps” (or a gift certificate to McDonalds-she loves their hamburgers!)

Humor, dogsAnything for YOUR dog this year?



Christmas Giveaway! for (Quilters and Non-Quilters!)

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Welcome Quilters, Fiction-Lovers, and Santa’s Elves!  Today is Friday–Open Line Friday…which means I need YOU to provide the answers…

Anyone who leaves a comment today will receive a chance to win Secret Santa or Between Heaven and Texas by NY Times Best selling author, Marie Bostwick.  (Thank you, to Ms. Bostwick for your generous donation to our Giveaway!)

Between Heaven and Texas, Marie BostwickSecret Santa, Marie Bostwick

Yesterday, I offered my annual “Stocking Stuffers for Quilters” recommendations for 2013.

Today, I’d love to hear your picks this year…

 What quilting/cooking/ household/beauty notion/or book will  you put in stockings this year?

If you are not a quilter, that’s okay–quilters love non-quilting items, too–so please join the fun–and earn YOUR chance to win one of these fabulous books in our Giveaway!

Marie Bostwick, Book

Red Snowflake Quilt, FMQ

 Nineteen days until Christmas–and I’m still looking for ideas…

Shopping, Decorating, and Quilting in (-4 F Minnesota!),


PS–I will include the recommendations received yesterday as well!  Winners will be chosen on Monday, December 9.